Olympics 1932 Lake Placid Winter Games Opening Ceremony narred by SlMcKenzie Selzer-McKenzie
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|Host city||Lake Placid, New York, United States|
(231 men, 21 women)
|Events||14 in 4 sports (7 disciplines)|
|Opening ceremony||February 4|
|Closing ceremony||February 15|
|Officially opened by||Gov. Franklin D. Roosevelt|
|Athlete's Oath||Jack Shea|
|Stadium||Lake Placid Speedskating Oval|
The 1932 Winter Olympics, officially known as the III Olympic Winter Games, were a winter multi-sport event in the United States, held in Lake Placid, New York. The games opened on February 4 and closed on February 15. It was the first of four Winter Olympics held in the United States; Lake Placid hosted again in 1980.
Medals were awarded in 14 events contested in 4 sports (7 disciplines).
The Games also included events in three demonstration sports.
Athletes from 17 nations competed in these Games, down from 25 nations at the previous Games in 1928. Argentina, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, and Yugoslavia did not send athletes to Lake Placid.
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III Olympic Winter Games (1932)
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